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					TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

THE DAWN OF THE ERA OF DIVINE DESCENT ON EARTH

(“Ikkiswin Sadi Ka Gangavtaran”)

Author: Brahmavarchas

Translated by: T.N. Sahai S.N. Pandya Shambhu Dass

Price:Rs. 6/Revised Edition: 2003

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CONTENTS 1. The Dawn of the Era of Divine Descent on Earth 2. The Mirage of Progress 3. The Need of the Hour 4. Initiation of the Experiment and Future Plans 5. The Perennial Source of Steadfast Aspiration and Motivation 6. Grooming Architect of Society 7. Integration of Science and Spirituality 8. Door to Door Enilghtenment Through Dipa Yagyas 9. What is Dipa Yagya? 10. Dawn of The New Millennium 11. The Future Scenario-Prophecies 12. Shantikunj-The Craddle of Human Society in the Third Millennium 13. Shantikunj - The Fount of Integrative Spirituality 14. Tuning into The Waves of Spiritual Transmissions at Our Own Home 15. The Life-Transforming Spiritual Power of Gayatri – An Example 16. The Facilities of Training at Shantikunj 17. Harnessing Women Power- A Revolution of The New Millennium 18. The Main Theme of Ideological Revolution-Changing Attitudes of the Masses 19. Inspired and Dedicated Volunteers Required for Establishing the New World Order 20. The Divine Itself is the Invisible Puppeteer

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The Dawn of the Era of Divine Decent on Earth
The past three centuries have been witness to miraculous discoveries in material sciences and application thereof in improving the physical quality of life. Unfortunately, because of their improper applications, many of these scientific achievements have proved to be disastrous for humanity, Consequently, modern man finds himself living in much more distressful and stress-phone environment than his less affluent ancestors. Universal problems like environmental pollution, increasing radioactivity, global warming, nuclear and chemical proliferation of armaments are creating an environment in which the very existence of human race is at stake. Who would then appreciate science and technology which lead to the melting of polar Iceland’s, disastrous upheavals in the oceans of the world, return of the ice-ages and destruction of this beautiful planet by the ultraviolet radiations penetrating through the holes in the ozone layers protecting the earth? It is too enormous a price to pay for the life debasing comforts and capabilities provided by the advancement in science and technology? Is not it the devilish misuse of scientific advancement and scores of local and regional conflicts which has resulted in two world wars causing enormous loss of life and resources in this very century? Man is today mercilessly exploiting the mineral resources of the earth. He is preparing for star-wars which would obliterate all life on the earth.

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Materialistic philosophy of modern society has totally sidetracked the concepts of soul, god, divine-justice (Karma phal) and basic ethical and moral values which ennoble human life. Instant materialistic achievement and gratification have become the sole pursuits of modern man, for which, he is prepared to go to any extent of unrestrained deceitfulness and cruelty. In the modern society, gross sensuality and unrestrained sexuality are becoming the principal means of entertainment. It has destroyed the bridge of healthy relationship between man and woman. One of the inevitable consequences of free sex is explosion in population which would make it very difficult to provide food, housing, education, medical facilities and other basic amenities for the future generation and perhaps leave no space for vehicles on the roads. This is happening in spite of the family welfare programs of governments. With the fast growing population, there does not appear any possibility of success in the welfare or development scheme of the governments. The fast depleting resources would soon make human beings behave like hungry wolves, tearing each other apart for petty gains. On the contrary, everywhere today there is predominance of corrupt practices. very few are living a life of peace and contentment. A corrupt practice is nothing but the product of a corrupt ideology and a perverted sense of values of life. The major problems facing humankind today are the outcome of lack of noble ideals, loss of faith in ultimate triumph of righteousness, prevalence of

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perverted values and dominance of evil urges and thoughts; the roots of all human misery lie in the corruption of ideologies(misplaced values), which have created problems in all spheres of life. Until this root cause is removed, it is futile to hope for universal peace, prosperity and happiness. The Mirage of Progress How beautiful and bountiful this world would have been had the discoveries and inventions of science and technology been utilized for the right purpose i.e. for true wellbeing of the masses! But alas! The so called leaders of today’s world are obsessed with narrow personal and sectarian interests and available resources are being used inappropriately. The result is the present chaos and disorder. Be it rich or poor, everyone hankers after the gold of Midas. No one is prepared to share, care and cooperate for collective good. For personal aggrandisement everyone is blindly busy depriving oppressing and exploiting others and in the process is ever worried, dissatisfied, anxious and perturbed. The glitter of progress is only superficial. As a matter of fact, modern human society has become chronically sick in body, mind and soul. Like ghosts and goblins in the cremation ground and graveyard, man lives as a self -created constant and enervating fears and anxieties victim all flowing from a false sense of values. Had man appreciated the art and science of rational thinking and proper way of living, there would have been an environment of real progress, happiness, peace and prosperity everywhere. In such an en-

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vironment of love, compassion, goodwill and cooperation, everyone would have experienced a sense of everlasting prosperity and happiness. The Need of the Hour The crucial need today is to bring about a global revolution in existing ideologies. Let us open a front against corrupt practices and force, each and every human being to observe self-discipline of behaviour conforming to human dignity. This is the only way to bring back the "Golden Age of Truth" (A reference to Satyug of Ramayan Era). Let this be the norm for human life in all fields of activity. This is the path of the true believer-of the devotee of truth, love and justice. There cannot be a greater act of virtue and service to humankind. This is the noble crusade in which “ The supreme Commander” desires everyone to take part. This is going to be the decisive struggle for building a truly bright future for humanity. Wisdom would then no longer remain a utopian attribute of the residents of Heaven of scriptures, but become a reality on this earth in the third millennium. For establishing lasting reign of righteousness let us plan for an overall ideological revolution. Let us make the responsible citizens of the world realize how they have become irresponsible because of perverted and regressive ideologies. It would require an ideological crusade. Corrupt ideologies can be overcome only by progressive ones. Let us generate progressive ideas on such a large scale and make them so pervasive that not a single living being on this earth suffers from want and misery.

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It is a gigantic challenge confronting the entire humankind. Cleansing the minds and hearts of millions of world’s population is not an easy venture. Besides uprooting corrupt ideologies, wisdom worthy of humankind needs to be established to make man liberal and compassionate towards his fellow beings. In order to establish an era of global brotherhood and equality, we shall not only seek willing cooperation of all but also compel by examples the waverers to follow suit. Where and how should this revolution begin? Who has the courage to bell the cat? For this purpose we would require extraordinarily zealous, courageous and inspired persons, who are prepared to sacrifice personal interests for this noble cause. Where could one find such individuals? Who will fire them with an all-conquering zeal? Who would generate strong motivation and dedication for the cause? In the prevailing circumstances, there appears no other option but to make a beginning with one’s own close associates. In this country (as well as elsewhere in the world) revolutionaries had always, without exception, started their work with a small nucleus of followers around them. When rishi Vishwamitra had sought the help of king Dashrath against the ubiquitous oppression by demons, the former sent none other then his own young sons for eliminating the demons. Likewise, king Harishchandra had himself come forward to fulfil the wishes of his Guru. Prudence demands resurrection of this age-old tradition.In

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order to motivate others, one has to put forth our own example as the true followers of the ideals we swear by. Initiation of The Experiment And Future Plans Keeping in view the foregoing considerations, the founder of the present YUG NIRMAN MISSION (A mission for the resurrection of perennially true ideals for the present era) took the lead in formulating the strategy for the proposed VICHAR KRANTI ABHIYAN ( an uplifting Ideological Revolution). Donating each and every cent of his personal and inherited property for social Welfare and keeping a minimum for personal sustenance, he presented himself as a role model of an ideal social worker. In this way, he exemplified, that those desirous of making contributions of their time, labour, skill or intellectual talents to the present Ideological Revolution (Which is the topmost priority of mankind today) can do so only by first himself being free from greed, attachments and egoism. Only then is one left with sufficient time, resources and motivation for the noble cause. For the founder of this mission, this has been the guiding principle throughout his life from the adolescent age of 15 years to the advanced age of 80 years. Presenting his own self as a role model, he encouraged everyone coming in his contact to attempt for greater and greater excellence in life and follow the path of high idealism. In this way he

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has been a true teacher in letter and spirit. The literature created by him, including the monthly periodicals “Akhand Jyoti” and “Yug Nirman Yojna” in Hindi and seven other magazines published in other Indian languages, have not only given nourishing food for thought to millions of their readers but has also moved them so deeply that they could not ignore the suffering of humankind and came forward to make some contribution for its alleviation. At present the readership of these periodicals has increased beyond 1.2 million. Besides, each issue is being read by at least five other persons besides the subscriber. In this way, ideologically, the mission is in close contact with innumerable people. This is the manpower involved in the implementation of the gigantic schemes incorporated in this Ideological Revolution, The number of persons joining the movement is progressively increasing in geometric progression. Thus, this endeavour has the potential of touching over one hundred million persons a large number of whom could become active participants in this campaign for total human transformation. One needn't be either surprised or skeptical about this global revolution. (The growth of Information Technology is hastening the process). In the history of humankind, there have been several instances of such Ideological Revolutions transforming the very texture of cultures. It need not be surprising if the ever-increasing numbers of persons actively involved in this ideological campaign could create an environment heralding the dawn of a new era in the twenty-first century.

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The Perennial Source of Steadfast Motivation and Aspiration The power of the pen and force of speech are the two indispensable media for inducing positive values in the masses. Above all, it is charismatic and powerful personality of the leader, who, by presenting himself as a role model, can motivate others for bringing about the desired changes in thoughts and action for establishing a new world order. These three aspects of revolution, namely power of pen and speech and personality of the leader, are amply exemplified in the success story of the founder, mentor and guide of this mission. Every moment of his life, and all his endeavours have remained solely dedicated to the desired objective. His easily comprehensible commentaries (in Hindi) of almost the entire range of Indian scriptural literature (Sanskrit) are today available for the common man. The enormous literature created by him includes, inter alia, translations of the four Vedas, 108 Upnishadas, 6 Darshanas, Smritis, Brahmanas and Aranakyas, of which he carried out in-depth study and worked tirelessly to make these available to the common man at an affordable price. Besides, based on his own experience, he authored about 1500 books providing simple guidelines for applying the principles of spirituality in day-to-day living. His literature is relevant to all faiths and beliefs of the world. Many articles published in the aforementioned eight monthly periodicals have been translated and published in several

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Indian languages and in English. The most revolutionary concept of this Ideological Revolution is the system of distribution of its literature. Because of the prohibitive costs of printing-publication and distribution, most of the quality literature being produced these days does not reach the common man. The founder of this mission overcame this difficulty by creating a unique institution of mobile human-libraries. (Jhola pustakalaya) The mission makes books available to its members (and others) at no profitno loss basis and the missions volunteers, from moving door-to-door, motivate the educated masses to read and exchange books periodically without paying any sub scription or cost therefor. The readers are also advised to read aloud-relevant portions for the benefit of the illiterate members of family. Literature is also being sold for home libraries. Besides literature, the other medium for reaching the masses and inducing excellence in mass psychology is the power of speech i.e. by discourses and musical rendition of reformatory ideas through songs and slogans. Practical training in both these fields (public speaking and singing) is being imparted to thousands of volunteers in the courses run at Shantikunj round the year. The curriculum basically consists of man-making material. The students are specially groomed to be courageous and develop a higher level of character to be able to motivate the masses by example. The personality of the guide and preacher must be far more powerful and impressive than the power of his pen and speech. If the preacher lacks

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charisma or has a substandard personality, he would only provoke ridicule or curiosity instead of providing motivation to the masses. It is only the miracle of charisma of the founder-mentor of this mission which has been able to groom over one million social architect through training camps organized at Shantikunj. In order to coordinate and monitor the activities the field workers have been groped into a large number of centres scattered all-over the country and abroad. These are called “Pragya peeths “ the seats of wisdom. The total number of such centres today is more than 24 thousand in the country and abroad. These institutions are selfsustained-being managed on meagree voluntary contributions of twenty paise and two hours of time daily by each member. Grooming Architects of Soceity For awakening the masses, teams of missionaries are sent all over the country and abroad. Till a few years back only about a dozen jeeps were being used for their transport. The missionaries are continuously on the move addressing large gatherings, forcefully exhorting people to change their way of life for the better. As the movement is gaining momentum, aspirations and requirements have increased manifold necessitating new arrangements to greater mobility and large number of missionaries are now moving on motorbikes and cycles. On the other hand, there is an perennial stream of persons arriving from far and wide at Shantikunj, and on being motivated spread-

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ing the message in their native places on return. These are dedicated persons who are committed to spend a few hours daily for interacting with the masses and contributing their mite for reversing the regressive trends in the society. However, a greater need than spreading progressive ideology is finding such volunteers who are prepared to sacrifice their personal ambitions for resurrection of high ideals in the society. The task in not easy since the majority of people today is so much obsessed with promoting personal interests, that neither welfare movements like the present “Yug Kranti” (Resurrection of ideals in the new millennium) appears meaningful to them nor do they find time for it in their selfish busy routine. Unfortunately, in all fields of activity we find people working for wages. In a movement like the present one which aims at making the masses ultra-sensitive to high ideals, paid-workers won’t serve the purpose. Such a motivation can only be provided by the charismatic personality of a self less person (Sadhu-Brahman), a missionary (Parivrajak) or by one who has decided to dedicate his entire life to human welfare activities exclusively. For others, it would not be possible to receive trust and cooperation of the common man for an idealistic endeavour. Keeping the foregoing considerations in view Shantikunj is endeavouring to groom financially self-dependent social workers. This country has had a tradition in which a family sustained itself by joint contributions of its mem-

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bers with each member sharing responsibilities of physical requirements and earnings through cottage industries. Thus in this system, no single member of the family was considered indispensable. Further, in the simple society of ancient times, the social needs were looked after by four classes of people. These service-groups or castes, in course of long history, acquired the absurd distinction of being sanctioned by God-revealed scriptures. Nothing can be more absurd than imputing discriminative whims to the creator; As a matter of fact, equality of human beings is the hallmark of Indian spirituality. In those days it was customary for each family of all castes to spare one member of the family for social welfare work without jeopardizing family interests. This age-old system produced great talents amongst Brahmans, Kshatriyas and Sikhs in their respective fields. Shantikunj is reviving this ancient “Vanaprastha” tradition and the number of persons adopting it is progressively increasing. At present, in the Shantikunj Complex there are resident missionaries. Most of them are well-qualified individuals, who after giving up highly remunerative careers have dedicated themselves totally to the mission and are working voluntarily ten hours a day.It is a unique hermitage with none identified as a cleaner, a washerman, a barber or a watchman etc. All such activities are performed through mutual respect and cooperation. Those having financial support back-home, do not seek any help from the hermitage for their living. Others, in the true "Brahminic

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tradition” lead modest, simple contented lives, accepting minimal assistance from the mission. Thus, Shantikunj is a living example of spiritual socialism. Its motto” All are equal in spite of caste or class” (Jativansh Sab Ek Samaan” and “Man and woman have the same Status” (Nar aur Nari Ek Saman) is fully exemplified in the lives of the large family of the inmates of Shantikunj. Foreseeing the dire need of the world in the new millennium, in the year 1978, the mentor of Shantikunj took a pledge to train one million social architects in the succeeding twelve years and send them out to work in various fields amongst the people. To accommodate these volunteers, it was then decided to build new residential complexes. At that time, it was planned to increase the residential accommodation two times by 1980 A. D. However today a huge complex of apartments has come up. The financial support for the management of Shantikunj comes from voluntary donations by members of the mission. Whatever the dedicated members of the mission voluntarily donate for the cause, is found sufficient for meeting the modest needs of the mission. Majority of these donors are contributing only through savings of twenty paise per day. The great Indian sage, Vinoba Bhave had once said, “An organization deserves to live as long only as it is sustained by sincere dedication of those who consider it useful”. It is believed that this motto will be the driving force behind all activities of the mission in future.

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Integration of Science and Spirituality One of the important objectives of this mission is reinterpretation and propagation of the eternal principles of spirituality by establishing their compatibility with science. In ancient times credibility of tenets of spirituality were unquestionably acknowledged because they were advocated as spiritual proclamations and sayings of sages and prophets. Advancements in science have now so reconditioned way of thinking of the people that they accept things only after testing and examining them logically and scientifically. At Shantikunj, laboratories for research in spirituality have been established to provide scientific credibility to the claims of advantages accruing from practices like yoga and meditation. With its most modern equipment and a supporting library, research in this institution is reestablishing the relevance of the vedic way of life for the new age. One of the departments of the Brahmavarchas Research Institute is working to resurrect “Ayurveda” the most ancient Indian system of medicine which deals with treatment of diseases and maintenance of health by using herbs. There are quite a few specialists and post-graduate scholars associated with the research. There is yet another faculty for monitoring physical and mental vitality of human body, so that these can be appropriately utilised integral human growth.

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Door to Door Enlightenment Through DIPA YAGYAS Yagyas are a unique feature of Indian spirituality. Since time immemorial, yagyas have been performed in this country for purification of the environment for preserving echo-balance as well as for mass treatment of physical and mental ailments. Yagyas have been time-tested means for amelioration of stress in individual, family and social environment by serving as an interface between the physical and subtle forces of nature. Large -scale Yagyas have also, provided opportunities for interaction between socially committed people. Performance of traditional yagyas had, however, been an elaborate time-consuming process. In the existing scenario, with the changes in the life-styles of people, it is not possible to cover the vast majority of people through the traditional system of yagya. It is evident that the field of work of the mission is vast. In order to spread the ideology of the mission, the missionaries would be required to reach out to every nook and corner of towns, cities, villages, suburbs of the land– in fact contact persons door-to-door. Such mass contacts would require collecting such persons in small and big assemblies who are sensitive to the needs of society, have faith in moral values and are intrinsically benevolent. Since a majority of meetings and celebrations now-a days are being organized for emotional exploitation by vested interests, people are reluctant to participate in them. Social workers are particularly averse to such gatherings. The mis-

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sion has found a simple solution to this problem by collecting people through the medium of “Dipa Yagyas”. What is Dipa Yagya? A “DIPA YAGYA” involves lighting of a large number of earthen lamps by the participants collectively as an alternative to the traditional Yagya, for which enormous expenditure of money, resources and time is required. Besides, for a traditional Yagya, there is also an acute shortage of such priests of high charter and expertise who have the charisma to motivate the masses. Consequently, few socially-committed people attend the traditional yagyas and even those who do, not find it necessary to stay throughout the event. The blame for this lack of interest goes to the organizers. Consequently, in course of such yagyas, people tend to drift apart instead of coming together for any creative venture. In view of these problems, without sacrificing the basic objective of the traditional yagya, the institution of “Dipa Yagya” has been introduced -modifying the rituals and the mantras to suit the contemporary social milieu and requirements of scriptures. Since material for performing “Dipa Yagayas” is easily available and they are easy to organize with minimum time and resources, they have successfully achieved the purpose for which traditional yagyas were performed in ancient times.

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For a “Dipa Yagya”, each participant brings with him/ her an earthen lamp and five incense sticks. Men and women are asked to squat separately in rows without any distinction of class, caste, status, creed or faith. Gayatri Mantra is chanted by all participants in chorus. Besides, through the medium of songs and discourses, people are told ways and means for achieving excellence in life and are informed about the reformations required in the existing regressive traditions and customs. At the end of the “Deep Yagya”, a “Pragya Mandal” (Task force of enlightened persons) is constituted from amongst the participating assembly for further action. “Deep Yagyas” are generally organized in the evenings. Where there is a day-long programme (usually on a public holiday) it is divided into three sessions - one each in the morning, mid-day and evening. In the morning session, people participate in a short conventional yagya. In the middle session at noon, group discussions are held. The programme ends with a meeting. This methodology of interaction with the masses has been extraordinarily successful in the man-making exercise of the mission thereby nurturing an encouraging background for allround progress. Such conventions, being arranged by the members of the mission each year, add up to tens of thousands . The meetings are providing opportunities to motivate millions of people for noble living and progressive thinking. In the beginning of the new millennium, it is proposed to cover much larger sections of the society through such conventions.

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Dawn of the New Millenium According to ancient Indian astrological calendar, a span of twelve years marks the passage of time between two millennia. In this way, the twentieth century entered its passing phase in the year 2001 to the ‘Period of Transition’ (Sandhi Kal). Such ‘Periods of Transition’ are very significant for all biological systems. For instance, the end of the night and beginning of the day are reflected in nature as chirping of birds and blossoming of flowers when most of the living beings wake up and become active for their daily routine. For this very reason, dawn is considered suitable for religious rituals such as prayer and meditation. Let it be appreciated that the period immediately preceding the Third Millennium is pregnant with significant potentialities for the human race. In this span of time humankind, after honest stock-taking of its past, will start sowing the seeds for a prosperous and happy world in the new millennium. This period will witness a simultaneous process of eradication of undesirable elements and full blooming of positive traits. (Attempts for non-proliferation of nuclear weapons, awareness about the eminence of environmental pollution, drugs and terrorism; necessity of morality for preventing killer diseases like AIDS; economic unions of countries and floating of common currencies are all indications of the momentum change a head. Laws of nature do not permit excess in any field. The moment a certain limit is crossed, nature takes charge to arrest and reverse the trend. Like a pendulum, things

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cannot go beyond a certain limit. Nature has its own laws for exercising control and reestablishing equilibrium. During the past three hundred years man has shown unrestrained arrogance in all fields of human endeavour. The disastrous reaction was a foregone conclusion. The Creator would not remain indifferent to the annihilation of natural systems operating on this planet, if man, forsaking human dignity, begins to behave like a humanoid animal or a humanoid parasite. In nature, disequilibrium is the root cause of destruction. The basic laws of nature, therefore, takes timely action and reinstates eternal laws at their rightful place. The rubbish littered by man so far will be cleaned up in the twenty-first century. Direct divine invention will work swiftly, decisively and sweepingly; and will restore the beauty, harmony and order on this planet by flushing away the huge garbage accumulated over the past millennia. Foreseers and futurologists have been foreseeing this silver lining on the clouds that the Twenty-first Century is bringing with it a bright, heavenly future for humanity. The Future Scenario-Prophecies The new millennium is undoubtedly arriving heralding a bright future with prevalence of the order of equality and unity for the entire human race. Some enlightened individuals have been intuitively foreseeing such a future for humanity. Many predictions made about global problems and their solutions, by internationally famous futurologists in various parts of the world, have proved to be correct. Some four hundred years ago, a French astrologer

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Nostradamus had made a few uncanny predictions about almost all major world events to date. He describes the period beyond the year 2000 as “The Age of Truth”. According to him in establishing the new world order, India will play a major role. A detailed commentary on the prophecies of Nostradamus has been published by a scholar named John Haug under the title “Nostradamus and the Millennium” Elucidating the observations of Nostradamus on India, he says, that a new wave of awakening will arise in India in 1990 A.D. and cast its spell allover the world. Other internationally renowned futurologists like Margaret Meed, Herman Con, Peter Hercaus and Williams, too corroborate this prediction of Nostradamus that in the Twenty-First Century man will find solutions to all of its present problems and set traditions for building a sound foundation for global peace and prosperity. Professor Harar, a well-known futurologist sees India emerging as a great power and receiving support of many nations and experts in establishing a new world order. In her book “My Life and Prophecies” Jean Dixon mentions about the materialistic West finding solace in the doctrines of the East and in conquest of righteousness. According to her, India will play a major role in establishing global peace. Professor Chero too supports this observation. In his book “Brave New World”, the great futurologist Huxley Cama says that the forthcoming global revolution emerging for establishing equality and unity amongst the human race would surpass all previous revolutions in human history

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and signs of this revolution will appear in twelve years preceding the Twenty First Century. In a book entitled” Islam-the hope of Future”, syed kutva mentions about integration of science and religion in the beginning of 21st century. The great Indian Mahayogi Sri Aurobindo mentions about emergence of super mind before the year 2001 in spiritually charged talented persons, which will bring about great ideological changes the world over. In course of one of his discourses in the year 1897, Vivekananda had mentioned about the wise men from India coming forward and establishing a culture of unity and equality throughout the world. In one of its issues, the internationally famous weekly "TIME" magazine says that the endeavours for a bright future for humanity are gaining momentum. Its issue of the 2nd April 1989, covers India extensively. It says that a special type of leadership is emerging in India and on account of its spiritual heritage, youth power and a large number of intellectuals and talented personas, it is going to lead the world. Astrological observations in an issue of Washington post find a relationship between the unusual solar flares and, inter alia, rise of India as a world power. Thus, many futurologists mention about the destruction of regressive trends and straightening of progressive ones leading to creation of a happy environment for mankind in the new millennium.

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These days, humanity is passing through the most crucial period in the entire history. With global problems like nuclear proliferation, environmental pollution, drug abuse, AIDS and terrorism, it appears as though mankind has resigned itself to the mercy of the forces of destruction. Nevertheless, there has always been a ray of hope in the thickest of darkness. Let us recall the events of the second world war. In those days, when England was under heavy bombardment by the airforce of Germany, leaving devastation everywhere, the citizen watched helplessly and hopelessly. In such an environment of uncertainty, the British premier Winston Churchill did not lose hope and gave the- signal of ‘V’ for victory. The symbol filled the hearts of people with a new enthusiasm. They felt assured that ultimately they were going to win the war. Thus a simple slogan changed the course of history and instead of surrendering to fate and despair, all the nations opposed to Nazism and Fascism collectively resolved to make a formidable Grand Alliance of Nations which gave a crushing defeat to the enemy. History is being repeated today, the misutilisation of powers and resources during the last three hundred years has made the common man apprehensive about the problems of tomorrow. It is well known that demoralization precedes degradation. Considering the prevailing environment, it is absolutely necessary to enthuse the common man for establishing a new structure of morality for humanity and create a suitable environment for that immediately. It would need carrying

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the message of “A Bright Future In The Next Millennium” to more and more people. Let the role and significance of Shantikunj in fulfilling this objective of creating such an environment be appreciated. With faith and conviction in success, let us contribute our mite for such endeavours which are capable of compensating the damage done by selfish and foolish acts of humanity in the past in the immediate future. Shantikunj – The Cradle of the New Transformation of Humanity In response for a divinely inspired revelation a call has gone forth from Shantikunj that each member of the mission must undertake a twelve year long collective Spiritual Sadhana (called Mahapurashcharan) corresponding to the Transitional Period between the second and Third Millennium. According to the spiritual calendar of India, an Era (Yug) also has a span of 12 years. This period of 12 years also corresponds to non-material changes in the subtle world (Sookchma Jagat) coexisting within this very material, physical world. At the end of each Era (Yug), this non-material global existence also undergoes significant changes. These changes in the invisible realm affect events in the physical realm. For this very reason, Indian spirituality prescribes quite a few spiritual exercises for 12 years duration. At Shantikunj, an extensive experiment is being carried out, in course of which, a host of creative and reformative programmes are being initiated with great zeal on this basis .

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In our nine-days-one month long courses, there is a unique integration of ascetic exercises for enhancement of inner energy for effective utilisation of talents, with a strong motivation for physically working for the welfare of mankind. These courses of one month and nine days durations are conducted round the year. In both these courses, there is an emphasis on cultivation of self-discipline (Sadhna). The system of training refines the developed personality of the trainee and brings out the latent talents of the individual for effective utilisation in positive pursuits. As mentioned earlier, in general, each individual is supposed to carry out the routine ascetic exercises prescribed for the Mahapurashcharan for 12 years, Hence after being initiated in the methodology through the above training, the missionaries go back to their native places and continue to organize weekly group-sessions for creative righteous persons. Effort is made to invite maximum number of people and motivate them to join the crusade for total transformation of human beings. In this way, this revolution is progressively touching vast sections of the population. Soon we shall find millions of motivated volunteers actively associated with this project. In ancient days, this country had a built-in system in families for contributing social workers to the society. On reaching middle age, each individual traditionally entered the “Vanaprastha” mode of life in which he devoted his remaining life with all available time, resources and energy for the welfare of the society. This system can be revived and there would not be any difficulty in enthusing

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open-hearted persons for the noble work of welfare of humankind. If Buddha and Gandhi could make millions join their mass movements for individual and collective good, there should not be any difficulty in repeating the process for meeting requirements of present times, particularly so, when the divine forces emanating from the invisible subtle realm are also ready to help. In human history, super persons like Bhagirath have single-handedly changed the face of the earth by Divine Grace. From time to time great talents have created miracles in various fields. Hence there is no reason why the will of God for creating divine workers for the new world order will not be fulfilled. Like flowers sprouting in spring, talented persons are found suddenly appearing and coming in limelight, at appropriate time in history, to serve the Will of God. The twenty-first century, will witness a collective descent of Divinity in humanity. Shantikunj might well be one of the focal points for such a divine descent. This hermitage is like the fount of a holy river in the Himalayas. The source of Ganga in Gangotri , of Yamuna in Yamumotri, of Narmada in Amarkantak, of Brahmaputra in Mansarovar, are all situated in the Himalayas. Thus spirituality (as a holy river of a world transforming movement) comes forth from its source in the Himalayas as a tiny rivulet, but as it proceeds further and further, its extension and force multiplies progressively to gigantic proportions. The place, which is netcasting this divine proclamation of the advent of New Millennium of Love, Light and Life all over the world may well be Shantikunj.

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Shantikunj – The Fount of Intregative Spirituality Shantikunj lies in the lap (valley) of “mother” Ganga (the holiest river of India personified as a female deity). Being situated on the foothills it is under the shadow of the mighty Himalayas (like a father protecting his child). The place is strongly charged with spiritual energy generated by Tapasya of the most celebrated seven rishis (seers) of ancient times. The sacredness of Shantikunj has been further enhanced by an high order of ascetic exercises and rituals (including Yagyas meditation and continuous chanting of Gayatri Mantra) being carried out by millions of devotees round the year. Hence the seeker perceives here a unique celestial protection and ethereal environment surcharged with spiritual energy. These are a few reasons, amongst many other because of which the divinity may well have understandably considered this locality suitable for taking up the Herculean crusade for establishing A new world order in the third millennium. A believer can, without much effort, perceive the charge of spirituality within a short period of stay at this place. For persons who are extremely busy otherwise, are infirm or find it difficult to spend some time at Shantikunj, a conceptual exercise of sadhna has been prescribed. By this method, the transmissions of spiritual energy being recived at Shantikunj can also be received by meditating at one’s own home. It takes only a few minutes of meditation immediately after awakening in the morning.

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Tunning into the Waves of Spiritual Transmissions at Your Own Home Immediately after waking up, while being seated on one’s own bed, think of reaching Hardwar and taking a dip in the holy Ganga. There after, visualise yourself entering the premises of Shantikunj, performing circumambulation around the Gayatri Temple and Yagya Shala; reciting Gayatri Mantra ten times in front of Akhanda Deep and finally returning after receiving blessings for intensification of faith at the feet of most revered Mataji and spiritual power and wisdom from most revered Guruji. Those who did not have the opportunity to visit Shantikunj may acquire photographs for meditation. The entire process takes just a few minutes and serves the purpose of a token participation in the mega event of Mahapurashcharan prescribed for the twelve years transtional period of passage to the new millennium. However for hose, who have sufficient time, it would be more rewarding to meditate on rising Sun and chant Gayatri Mantra as many times as is convenient. This exercise of Mahapurashcharan has been prescribed till the end of the year 2001 A.D. Its culmination will be a “Poornahuti” in the beginning of the next millennium in 2001 A.D. It is estimated that about one hundred million devotees will take part in this final event. When a large number of devotees pray together for a common cause, tremendous spiritual energy is generated. The after effects of this “Poornahuti” in 2001 A.D. will, therefore, be extraordinary and miraculous. It will result in the ini-

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tiation of numerous schemes for the New world Order and bring to light numerous competent workers for implementing them. The Life Transforming Spiritual Power of Gayatri – An Example For the skeptics, an experiment carried out by this mission in the year 1958 A.D. is worth recalling. Under the auspices of the erstwhile headquarters of the mission at Mathura, a mega-Gayatri Yagya was organized in which about four lakh devotees chanted Gayatri Mantra in unison and offered oblations simultaneously in fire lit in each of the one thousand and eight Yagya Kundas. (A yagya kunda is a specially designed three-tiered receptacle of the shape of a pyramid truncated at the base, in which herbal oblations accompanied with specified mantras are made in fire during a yagya. The subtle energy radiated during the performance of the yagya regulates and invigorates all natural animate and inanimate systems miles around the place of performance of the yagya). In the Yagya at Mathura, 400,000 devotees took part from all-over the country. The number of spectators itself was about fifteen lakhs. In this single event, the participants were motivated to organize over six thousand branches or units of the mission, with each member taking a pledge to work for resurrection of the divine culture of ancient India for the benefit of entire human race. The host of creative schemes implemented during the last three decades is nothing but the positive resultants of the spiritual energy invoked during this

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yagya. Let there be no doubt that the momentum created by the energy invoked by the one million devotees participating in the culminating yagya in 2001 A.D. will be felt for one hundred years there- after and will materialise the dream of transformation of the present world order. Each individual present in this final event will be entrusted with responsibilities commensurate with his or her qualifications, personal environment and convenience. It may appear incredible, rather impossible, to motivate and train one million social architects in such a short span of time. Nevertheless, if attempt is made to create a powerful mass movement with a forceful wave of idealistic enterprises supported by a spiritual force, there is every possibility of enthusing people to emulate virtues instead of vices. Who in this world would find it difficult to spare a little time, money or resources for some welfare activity or the other, if there is a sincere desire to do so? An ordinary villager in the Bihar state of India appreciated the utility of the mango tree and with full vigour and perseverance set forth to establish one thousand mangoorchards by planting saplings from village to village. His endeavour earned him the nickname of Hazari Kisan (A farmer with one thousand achievements) and the district where he worked became well known as Hazari Bagh (The land of one thousand orchards). It shows that for success, qualifications and resources are not that important as perseverance. Then there is that well-known love tale in which Farhad, the lover of Sheereen, undertook the challenge of single-handedly dig-

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ging a thirty-two mile long canal through the hills. Whereas a narrow-minded self centred individual finds it difficult to satisfy ones own needs, large hearted persons are able to devote a part of their time, effort and intellectual talents for great deeds and make themselves immortal in history. We believe that such an environment for voluntary effort for collective good will greet humanity entering the new millennium. The Facilities of Training at Shantikunj Shantikunj, the headquarters of the All World Gayatri Pariwar is playing a unique role in building the highway to the New World Order in the new millennium, particularly by producing and increasing the number of architects for the New Era. On account of limitations of time, money and resources and because of compulsions of training a large number of individuals, training sessions of short durations have been arranged. Whereas persons having a busy routine of life can attend nine day training courses round the year; for greater specialisation, there are also courses of one-month duration. The short-term training courses are conducted round the year from 1st to 9th, 11th to 19th and 21st to 29th day of each month. The applicant can obtain advance permission for attending anyone of these according to his/her convenience and availability of seats by sending details of personal biodata. Where admission to the desired term is not possible, permission for one of the succeeding courses is given.

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Besides educated, healthy enthusiast, disciplined young men and women, married persons accompanied with children (over five years of age) are welcome. The restriction on women carrying infants has been imposed to avoid disturbance in the arrangements and distraction during the training. Harnessing Women's Power –A Revolution of the Millennium The twelve years of transition to the new millennium are also going to witness yet another mega-revolution-the emancipation of women. (millions of women are today joining the I.T. revolution) From time to time there has been casual approaches towards women’s liberation. Natural justice has always enjoined equality of sexes as the eternal principle. In the biological kingdom, male and female of the species are like the two pans of a balance having equal responsibility and status. Hence amongst the Homo Sapien, men and women should get equality of credit, respect, status and rights. Disregarding this logic, men have been taking pride in their superior physical strength and treating women as domesticated animals, exploiting them in every possible manner. Past attempts made by social reformers to bring about equality of sexes in the society have only partially succeeded and that too in limited spheres. An environment for total transformation of society to permanently ensure equality of sexes could not be created. But today we are passing through a unique time in human history, in course

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of which, the regressive trends of several centuries are going to collapse like a house of cards. This is the first year of the new millennium. The women of India are going to have a thirty percent representation in the parliament. (School and College level education has been made free to girl student) In near future, the number and status of women in all fields will go on increasing and it will emerge as a global phenomena. In developed countries of the world too women have achieved a status more or less equal to that of men and their contribution in key sectors cannot be rated in any way below that of fellow men. In India, emancipation of women will be a unique phenomena. She will wake up with a great degree of self confidence and will move on the path of progress with a great determination. In days to come, man will no longer put obstacles in her way. On the contrary, he would large -heartedly extend cooperation in her liberation. This is the destiny of women of the new Millennium. The mission has, therefore, taken a decision to contact the womenfolk in every village and town of India and apprise them of future possibilities. It is proposed to provide them strong motivation for becoming progressive. To begin with, for this purpose twenty-four thousand Dipa Yagyas will be organised exclusively for women. The object of these yagyas will be to collect and organise most of the dynamic women of the society. For taking charge of these arrangements, educated women are specially being invited for training. It is hoped that these lead-

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ers of tomorrow will successfully carry out this movement around their native places. Dipa Yagyas have proved to be very convenient, inexpensive and inspiring means for communicating with the masses. These have also been found sufficiently motivating in inducing people for social welfare. Dipa Yagyas, in which so far the majority of participants were men, met with unexpected extraordinary success. In course of these Yagyas, a large number of persons made a commitment to work for moral upliftment of self and the society. Close on the heels of the yagyas in which the majority of participants were men it is now proposed to organize yagyas with mainly women participants. In these yagyas, the role of men will be restricted to helping in their successful organisation. In order to make the present movement extensive, maximum possible number of jeeps and motorcycles have been provided. However, instead of depending on assistance from the central headquarters of the mission at Shantikunj, men and women are being encouraged and trained to rely more on local resources. In course of yagyas, working groups of women are being constituted. Remodelling of a social order works on the principle of each committed person motivating five more. In this way, soon we shall find numerous well organised teams of dynamic enlightened women working for social transformation everywhere.

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Soon this women’s movement will take up a two-pronged strategy. On one hand, it will encourage literacy and selfemployment and on the other, undertake non-cooperation in pompous and expensive marriage ceremonies. On the pretext of following traditions, the women of society have surrendered themselves to the vice like grip of illogical dogmas, meaningless conventions and harmful customes. In this way they are unknowingly succumbing to unwarranted stress. On account of enormous expenditures involved in marriages parents are treating sons and daughters differentially. Now is the time to change this attitude in totality. Creating an environment for quality of treatment towards daughters and daughters in law is the central theme of this movement. It is high time this attitude is totally changed. Since the women of today will be the leaders of tomorrow, it is all the more necessary to make them literate, capable, expert and progressive. Whereas the primary objective of the 24 thousand Deep Yagyas by women is to organize them, it is also aimed at motivating them strongly in every possible way for increasing their own competence to become financially independent. Let us hope that in the next five years, no women in this country will remain illiterate and nowhere one would find extravagance in marriages. In days to come we shall see men and women working together as equals. Apart from bringing out male social-architects dedicating their lives to the upliftment of society, the mission also has a plan to enthuse the young mothers to work in

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the neighbourhoods of their homes. Ladies, in general, are being encouraged to carry the revolutionary message of women’s emancipation door-to-door. In this way they will be truly playing the role of angels. Presently, a powerful wave for increasing literacy amongst women would form part of this movement. On becoming literate, they will be provided with revolutionary literature enlightening them about the needs of the emerging New World Order. Besides, literature for reinforcing natural talent for the welfare of society, men would also need material for enlightenment of women. The mission is planning to provide translations of relevant literature in many languages for this purpose. The Main Theme of Ideological Revolution — Changing Attitudes of the Masses An architect knows that a great deal of planning and a variety of resources are required for building any structure-big or small. One can easily appreciate how varied an expertise and talented personnel, and how vast resources will be required for establishing the gigantic framework of the New World Order in place of the old morally dilapidated and decadent structure of the present civilisation. Legends tell that defeat of the mighty demon king Ravana required no less monumental an endeavour than building a bridge across the sea, setting his capital on fire and uprooting and transposing an entire hill with its medicinal plants on to the battle-field. The task ahead may also be compared to providing shelter to people by Lord

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Krishna by lifting up the Goverdhan hill as an umbrella against the fury of rain-god or with the astonishing feat of emptying the ocean by rishi Agatsya. The transformation of the world order will be an event parallel to the metamorphosis in human culture created by incarnations of God and prophets in the past. In ancient times the population of the world was very less. Some two thousand years ago, there lived on this earth only thirty million people. A small number amongst these turned out to be rogues and megalomaniacs. In order to make them disciplined, rishi Parshuram raised his axe (carried out an ideological warfare) and beheaded (brainwashed) them thoroughly. Today the population of the world has increased over to six hundred million. Amongst the societies of the present world, the majority has become victims of devilish tendencies and there is an all-round crisis of faith in values. Most of them have adopted ideologies unbecoming of human dignity, corruption is taking deep roots in all fields of human endeavour. This universal rot can be checked and cleansed only through a gigantic counteraction of an ideological revolution for reestablishing morality and eternal values. Historians would testify to the great difficulties faced by the people who planned and executed small and big regional revolutions for local objectives. The task before humankind today is far more stupendous and arduous. Ideologies to which the common man has become accustomed are now required to be changed in totality. In other words, the common man is to be brainwashed to

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accept new ideologies beneficial for the entire human race. It would involve a process of eradication of corrupt practices while at the some time, encouraging progressive trends, which promote universal welfare. Brainwashing the entire population the world appears a utopian concept for realising which even a thousand of Samaritans of the calibre of Parushram may not be adequate. Nevertheless, let it be noted, that as the inevitable destiny of man, it is bound to be accomplished. Nothing can prevent the emergence of the New World Order in the new millennium with an omnipresent environment of modesty. comradeship, goodwill and cooperation. In order to provide momentum to this holy mission, the cosmic spirit needs numerous crusaders. Whereas it does not take much effort to destroy something, for any noble creation, much effort is required. A tiny match stick has the capacity to create a fire destroying thousands of apartments. On the other hand establishing a new settlement requires skills of many experts. The architects of the New World Order will come from many disciplines. Inspired and Dedicated Volunteers Required for Establishing the New World Order In course of the next ten years, the mission proposes to accomplish quite a few projects on priority basis. (The projects in hand are already being implemented speedily.) In this period, one million such new volunteers of both sexes will be recruited and trained for creative schemes, who though finding it difficult to give their whole time, are at least prepared to donate a few hours each

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day regularly for this work. It is planned to associate ten million social architects for this great change, who on the occasion of the culminating yagya (poornahuti) in the year 2001 will commit themselves to take up specific responsibilities for future. For achieving total literacy amongst the illiterate masses, each literate person will be asked to resolve to educate an average of ten individuals and in this way express gratitude to the Creator for getting an opportunity for his/ her own education. In this way, this movement will make such a contribution in spreading literacy which otherwise won’t be possible by opening any number of schools and allocating any amount of funds for literacy. As regards corrupt practices attempts will be made to make the tradition of unpretentious marriage ceremonies a norm instead of exception. Simultaneously, other regressive trends like belief in superstition and socially damaging activities would also diminish and ultimately disappear altogether. Once collaboration of each individual in the society is assured by way of regular donation of a little time and money, this small contribution itself will help in proliferation of many creative welfare schemes. On awakening from the slumber of illiteracy, the twothird illiterate masses will find themselves in a new state of awareness and therefore will be too eager to acquire knowledge through the print media. They will yearn to quench their intellectual thirst by reading books. In such a situation, unless provided with creative literature conforming to the requirements of the new world order, they

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will go for cheap literature; which would be worse than being illiterate. Hence the human being of the new millennium needs new creative literature in all languages. Provision for it, though a formidable and demanding task, will have to be made. So far, this movement for the New World Order is being carried out amongst the masses by the enlightened volunteers under the direct supervision of the headquarters at Shantikunj, but it is expected that in the days to come greatly talented individuals in many fields will also join this crusade. The latter would be the elites of the society, enlightened intellectuals, financiers, artists and great men committed to the welfare of mankind. In modern world, most persons are engaged in pursuing their narrow selfinterests, but soon they will be inspired and compelled by the cosmic spirit to take up assignments under compulsions of the environment of the New Age. Generally, people find it difficult to spare time, money or resources for other persons, but in a crisis, an impulse from within makes the individual take a course of action to which one is not ordinarily inclined. When prophets, saints, revolutionaries and great social reformers appear in this world, a large number of persons come forward to follow in their footsteps. The sudden appearance of millions of Bhikshus (missionaries) in the time of Buddha and Satyagrahis (passive non-cooperators towards injustice) with Gandhi shows that unless insensitive, deaf, dumb or disabled, human beings do respond to the contemporary requirements of humanity, the planners at Shantikunj are

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fully engaged in preparing the methodology for activating such individuals in the Twenty-first Century. They will be seen emerging with the advent of the new millennium. As mentioned earlier, most of the holy rivers of India have their source in the Himalayas. The headquarters of this mission at Shantikunj in the Himalayas will also prove to be the fount of the virtual holy river of enlightenment, which will provide direction and inspiration to millions around the world. May God make this generator of power sufficiently strong to provide dynamism to competent persons for this noble cause! The Divine Itself is the Invisible Puppeteer Let there be no doubt that such gigantic schemes are planned and executed under the guidance, direction and protection of That Supreme Lord of Absolute Time (Mahakal). Only He can make a mountain out of a molehill or a molehill out of a mountain. Existing as an entity beyond the confinement of dimensions, the Creator is never seen working like a limited physical being. Behind all great achievements of great men is the hand and will of That Invisible Entity. In fact, greatness never belongs to a human being. It is the grace of God operating through man for executing HIS OWN will which outwardly appears as the greatness of a person. The vision outlined above belongs to the supreme Being who has the absolute responsibility of creation, sustenance and maintenance of this cosmos. It is HE who conducts unique experiments with HIS powers

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for protection of morality, perennial values and for containment of upsurge in immoral practices. How can the plan of THAT BEING fail, WHO is the Creator of the unique creature like man, who controls the entire management of the cosmos? Who can defy his will and action? The Supreme Being is Omnipresent. Therefore, he is also present within the self of each individual. One can easily seek His favour for a desired objective by upgrading one’s status of morality and committing oneself to his assignment of welfare of humankind. Arjun and Hanuman had become worthy of Divine grace in this manner. Numerous individuals, following this prerequisites for Divine grace have been obliged by Divinity, performed great deeds and have been acknowledged by the world as great men in history. Under its mega-plan named Yug Nirman Yojna (A plan for establishing New World Order) this mission undertook numerous programmes which were planned and executed successfully to cover large sections of society. The credit for the remarkable success of these extraordinary schemes does not go to any particular person or his endeavour but to Divine inspirations and grace. The planners of the mission at its headquarters at Shantikunj, have formulated a detailed scheme and blueprints for its execution for the period covering 1989 A.D. to 2001 A.D.An environment of extraordinary zeal and courage has been created. Since Divinity ITSELF is executor of this plan, there should not be any doubt about achieving the desired objective.

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The founder-manager of this mission ascribes the extraordinary feats accomplished during last eighty years of his life essentially to the grace of divine powers. He says that whatever he has been able to achieve by virtue of his ordinary intellect and meager resources is akin to lifting a hill on the little finger. Elaboration of the well known accomplishments, such as creation of enormous literature, organization of the mission, creative movements and establishment of thousands of centres of excellence (Pragya Kendras), itself would appear incredibly beyond the capacity of an individual. These are all indicative of the direction and cooperation of that expert Magician. An average mind may find it incredulous that in future this movement will be able to associate with it adequate number of talented persons and sufficient resources for its world-wide creative activities. But a decision has already been taken to achieve everything as planned. Problems are many, complex, apparently insurmountable and varied. The founder of the mission observes that it is not possible for his physical earthly body to tackle them adequately. Great deeds influencing the population extensively can only be performed by immortals by developing paranormal powers (Sookshma Shakti). This is the only way to infuse talents in a large number of individuals. He says that the task of reverting the inverted progressive trends allover the world is extremely difficult for which his physical body will be an impediment rather than a tool. Hence “The Strategist” of the mission (Sootra

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Sanchalak) has decided to work through the paranormal powers of his astral body, which is going to be fully operative within a short time here after. (In the west, the process of voluntarily, purposefully, discarding the physical body by prophets and saints for working through the subtle astral body is understood as “Resurrection”. Global expansion of ideologies and multiplication of fallowers long after the death of their founders are tangible evidences of this phenomenon). Let there be no apprehensions about the movement of the train (the mission's activities) in absence of the engine (the leader). For estimating the capacity of the engine, it is necessary to appreciate the power (that invisible being) which has been pushing it forward. The architect of this mission has assured that even for the period beyond his physical disappearance, arrangements have been made for dynamic, talented personnel, necessary resources and self-propelling momentum for completion of this mega-project by the dawn of the New Millennium He is confident that even after casting of his mortal frame, things will work exactly as planned, Non-believers may find it incredible, but the faithful, who have trust in the competence of almighty, would not find it difficult to observe that the diving force which has been providing success to the mission on each step since last eighty years will itself take over charge of the responsibilities handed over to his ordinary dedicated follower (founder of the mission) and see to it that whatever is desired will be brought to a successful completion. The founder of the

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mission has written and edited the matter to be published in the periodicals till 2001 A.D. and other literature to be published in future. He is leaving behind a team of successors who will not leave any stone unturned for reaching the target. Whenever there is a crisis on this planet. which goes beyond the management of man, Divinity descends to restore order and deploys certain individuals for expressing its design. Legends tell that the holy Ganga came down from its heavenly abode to earth by God’s will but Bhagirath was chosen to chart its course. Flowing down across the country, the holy Ganga went as a mobile shrine absolving rich and poor alike of their sins without any discrimination. In the new 21st century, Divinity is sending down ‘Enlightened Intelligence’ for the welfare of humankind as the new Ganga of this century for the entire world. Whether it is in conformity with the eternal law of nature, which does not permit a state of disorder beyond a certain limit, or according to the will and discipline enforced by the Creator, appearance of Pragya-Enlightened Intelligence and wisdom in man in the near future is a certainty. Millions will queue up to welcome, felicitate and fulfil the requirements of the New age. Let us not think that time is too short for so many persons to reconcile to the change of order in the new millennium. Those who have faith in God and in the infallibility of His design should also have a conviction that the Supreme Power WHO is capable of changing a molehill into a mountain can also bring about this metamorphosis in the

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world order through the medium of a few persons with limited resources. Some eleven years hence we shall enter in the next millennium. (This book was published in 1990 A.D.) In spite of perfectly sound health, the founder of this mission does not wish to live in this physical body that long. (He cast off his physical sheath and acquired the astral one on 2 nd June 1990 A.D.). However he gives an assurance that in order to enhance his spiritual power and paranormally interact with large number of persons collectively and extensively, he will continue to work through his astral body and ensure that the Divinity Enlightened intelligence and wisdom of the New Age appears as scheduled. Those desiring the grace of God at the appropriate time for working as instruments of HIS will and thereby earning the distinction of being associated with the “Revolution of the Millennium”, need to be prepared in advance. In the new Millennium, Divinity expects each enlightened person to become worthy of Divine grace by getting rid of vices like greed and jealousy and take part in the Divine plan of establishing the New World Order. What matters most is to avail of the opportunity, which comes only to those who are attentive to the call of the Time Spirit (Mahakal) and show necessary courage to act accordingly. The Twenty first Century is herewith a comprehensive, all-pervasive revolution of its own kind. With it is coming a new structure of global environment full of bliss and

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exuberance. The citadel of impropriety is about to collapse. It is the inevitable destiny of man, associating with which, one can have the rare privilege of participation in an epoch-building event, benefiting the entire human race and be remembered with pride by the posterity. *****

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